8570.0 - Health Care Services, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/07/2011  First Issue
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At the end of June 2010, there were 28,374 general practice medical businesses operating in Australia. These businesses:

  • operated from 39,509 locations servicing a population of 22.3 million people at the end of June 2010;
  • employed or contracted 61,651 registered medical/health practitioners and other staff providing health care;
  • generated income of $14.7b during the 2009-10 financial year;
  • incurred expenses of $10.2b in the same period;
  • generated operating profit before tax of $4.5b; and
  • generated industry value added of $8.9b.

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